University of Tampere - Medical School - Tampereen yliopisto - Lääketieteellinen tiedekunta
English language section of University of Tampere - Medical School
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
University of Tampere - Medical School is one of the prestigious institutions in Finland, offering students a chance to train as qualified health care practitioners and researchers. The Medical School has established close working relationship with the Tampere University Hospital, which is said to be the second largest health care establishment. The institution has developed close relationship with the Institute of Medical Technology as well as the Tampere School of Public Health.
University of Tampere - Medical School ensures that the students are clinically trained, by providing them practical training at the central hospital in Seinäjoki, as well as at the health centers found in southern Ostrobothnia. The curriculum is revised frequently and is designed to integrate both the theoretical and clinical aspects of the training in a balanced manner. Students can choose from a wide range of programs that are available to help them train as educators in the field of Health Care Sciences as well as helping researchers in various fields. Students also have opportunities to take up several doctorate studies that can lead to a PhD. Students can choose from 48 specialist programs.
University of Tampere - Medical School offers students the chance to take up programs that can lead to a Licentiate in Medicine, which takes 6 years to complete, and Master of Science in the fields of Biochemistry, Nursing, and Public Health. Students can take up a Doctorate degree program in Public Health, Medical Sciences, Nursing and Philosophy. The faculty has formed an alliance with the Faculty of Medicine at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, facilitating student exchanges.